I'm the space science producer for Discovery News, and I have a special love for solar physics, manned spaceflight and investigating the inner workings of our universe. I hold a Ph.D in Solar Physics and an M.Phys in Astrophysics. The exploration of space is an adventure; it's my job to chronicle our journey.
Like the icebergs that float in Earth's Arctic Ocean, it seems Pluto has water ice 'hills' that float atop an ocean of frozen nitrogen.
Astronomers have found a protoplanetary disk surrounding a young star with a rather chilly secret.
Tune in tonight at 7 p.m. for a fascinating Perimeter Institute public lecture on the physics and mysteries behind neutron stars.
Some of the greatest cosmic mysteries are closer to home than you may think.
Sure, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has seen sand before, but this dune is by far the biggest and the six-wheeled rover is making the most of it.
Galaxies are known to contain stars, planets gas and dust, but one particular nearby dwarf galaxy is notable for lacking the latter -- it's astonishingly dust-free.
The space telescope has captured a stunning view of a galaxy that just won't conform to a regular shape.
It may be fighting age-related issues, but Opportunity certainly isn't done with Mars yet.
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